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Sesse Island - Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is one of Africa's icons and to enjoy it's magnitude is an itinerary must. The trip... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Rick T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Quiet getaway

It was a challenge to get to the Ssese Islands but the trouble was all worth it! As we travelled... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Bocholt, Germany
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Eighty-four forested islands make up this archipelago, home to more primates, birds and fish than humans.
Entebbe, Uganda
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Most visitors come for the beaches and the hotel resorts but there is so much more to see. Forests, wildlife, birds, fishing, quad biking, mountain biking. You can also visit or stay on some of the smaller islands if you so desire. We actually moved...More

Thank JohnV336NA
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Lake Victoria is one of Africa's icons and to enjoy it's magnitude is an itinerary must. The trip from the mainland to the Island on a ferry is enjoyable: take a good book on the region. The Islnd itself deserves a good drive around -...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 3 June 2018

It was a challenge to get to the Ssese Islands but the trouble was all worth it! As we travelled with a group of 6 we took a private mininbus from Kampala via Masaka to Bukakata (about 39km via off-road to the harbor). Due to...More

Thank Sakiko12
Reviewed 25 January 2018

3 boats set off from Entebbe boat club and headed to Sesses for a weekend of watersports and fishing. we stayed on the beach near the ferry port and had a lovely time.

Thank DaveScanlon
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It takes 3,5 hour ferry to the islands and locals like to watch American show wrestling (not my favourite). It stayed in Brovad Sands lodge and visited one day in town called Kalangala. There is possibility for bird and other nature walks but otherwise really...More

Thank PipsaFinland
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Interesting place for adventurous people. Island activities include nature and village walk, trip to palm trees plantation, small zoo, fishing, kayaking, quad bike trips,...plenty to choose from; or just relax in your hotel near the lake, however be aware of bilharzia and warnings not to...More

1  Thank Vesna S
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay and made a trip to Banda Island. A small beautiful place with nice food and we visit an fischervillage and did an walk trough the Forrest

Thank Passenger484156
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Are you looking for some place to relax, swim and do fishing then Pineapple bay is the best place to be

1  Thank MIRIAMM3568
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I must say the view alone is just breath taking, i had never seen anything like it. the Island is one place you can go and sure relax your mind

Thank Shoe B
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Sesse Islands provide some nice hotels and it´s a good place to relay after business, safari or so. But at the end, it tale min. 3h hours from Entebbe with the fast ferry or more. And on the islands there´s not much. just relax in...More

Thank oliver k
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